#352- Validating vs. Invalidating Conversations

#352- Validating vs. Invalidating Conversations How do you react when someone says you have upset them? Perhaps they took something personally that you didn’t intend. Do you get defensive or accuse them of overreacting? Or do you actually listen to how they feel? When in a defensive state, all you hear is blame and shame for […]

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#339- Journey of Attachment: Avoiding the Elephant in the Room

#339- Journey of Attachment: Avoiding the Elephant in the Room People cherry pick conversations because they want to avoid the elephant in the room. If someone brings up a topic you’re trying to steer clear of, you may get defensive or change the subject. It’s classic Avoidant behavior and it often comes from wanting to project […]

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Surviving to Thriving: Kim Boudreau Smith

Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming My Darkest Moment Kim Boudreau Smith In this episode of “Surviving to Thriving: Overcoming My Darkest Moment,” I talk with coach, speaker and creator of Her Bold Voice, Kim Boudreau Smith. Growing up Kim learned to be seen and not heard. She became a corporate “yes” woman, living her life based […]

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#306- Transparent Communication: A Conversation With My Hubs

#306- Transparent Communication: A Conversation With My Hubs Introducing… my husband! I always knew I would bring him on at some point (he has offered many times), so an email inquiry about how my husband and I communicate provided the catalyst. In our very first podcast together, Dave and I will walk you through a situation […]

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